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Rearranging Formulas *Please Help*

  1. May 14, 2007 #1
    Help!!

    How do i rearrange this equation to make x the subject?

    y=xsquared
     
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  3. May 14, 2007 #2
    [tex]y=x^2[/tex]
    [tex]x=\sqrt y[/tex] ?
     
  4. May 14, 2007 #3
    abs(x)=y
    +or- sqrt y=x
     
  5. May 23, 2007 #4

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    lol :) :) :)
     
  6. May 23, 2007 #5
    Depends on the context. If it is to find the inverse of a function, then it is just SQRT(y)=x - ignoring the negative part...
     
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